Jorge Soler homered in his first major league plate appearance and added an RBI single later, finishing 2-for-4 overall, as the Cubs were defeated by the Reds on Wednesday.
Mets signed INF Jose Reyes to a minor league contract.
Jake Lamb is not in Saturday's lineup versus the Rockies.
Jonathan Papelbon (intercostal) threw a 40-pitch bullpen session Saturday and felt good.
The Mets are expected to call up prospect outfielder Brandon Nimmo on Saturday.
Anthony DiComo of MLB.com reports that the Mets are demoting outfielder Michael Conforto.
Willson Contreras will start in left field Saturday against the Marlins.
Ben Zobrist is not in Saturday's lineup against the Marlins.
Miguel Montero (knee) returned to the Cubs' lineup Saturday versus the Marlins.
Anthony Rizzo (back) is in the Cubs' lineup Saturday versus the Marlins.
Jon Jay (wrist, forearm) remains out of the Padres' lineup Saturday against the Reds.
Marc Carig of Newsday reports that the Mets are expected to officially sign Jose Reyes on Saturday afternoon.